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Photos showing an emotional Cavite Vice Governor Jolo Revilla being comforted by his father has been released online.
Talk about “legal blasphemy.”
Housing. Livelihood. Education for the children. Skills training.
“Kuryente” isn’t going to join “Sexy” and “Pogi” anytime soon.
A powerful group of wealthy lawmakers from the Visayas is blocking two bills seeking the extension of the agrarian reform law, which the Catholic Church hierarchy says is the way out of poverty for a million landless farmers.
Passions run high whenever capitalist interests conflict with basic services such as education. Take the case of the row between STI Education System Holdings of businessman Eusebio Tanco and the Benitez family of Philippine Women’s University. Tanco has initiated foreclosure proceedings on the Benitezes’ assets, particularly the campuses of the 96-year-old PWU in Manila and […]
How can Japan have the narrowest income gap in the world, with its history of dominant zaibatsus, the traditional large conglomerates that controlled large segments of the Japanese economy? Why is our own income gap one of the widest among our Asian neighbors, including the much poorer ones? While the average income of the richest one-fifth of Filipinos is nearly 10 times that of the poorest one-fifth, that same ratio is only 3.4 times in Japan, the lowest in the world.
Last week marked a new low point for the opportunistic demagoguery of Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano. I was with other journalists covering the inspection tour of various sites in Central Mindanao by the police Board of Inquiry, so I was not able to see an otherwise intelligent young man transform yet again into a hypocritical […]
We do not wish to second-guess the military’s top general when he issued his order last week for an “all-out offensive” against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters.
Sen. Koko Pimentel said he is going to file a bill that would exempt from taxes the multibillion-peso purse Manny Pacquiao would get from his megafight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. What’s happening to Koko? Like the “Resign-P-Noy” plotters, has he also gone cuckoo?
Investment pledges by foreign firms slid by almost a third in 2014 to P186.9 billion, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported Monday.
The local stock barometer snapped out of a two-day pullback Monday on selective buying of large-cap stocks.
The Philippines may chalk up this 2015 its first annual trade surplus in more than two decades of as much as $5 billion due to the combination of robust exports and a lower oil import bill.
Local stocks are seen to continue to trade with caution this week as investors reassess their portfolio after the recent rally to record highs.
A company official worth his salt visits the markets where his firm maintains a presence in order to help local teams strategize and expand the business. Often, officials go on these trips to look into the problems of local teams and identify new game plans and policies to further raise revenues and […]
If the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao Super Fight on May 2 (May 3 in Manila) ends by knockout, it’s likely that the unbeaten American will be the one sprawled on the canvas.
Donnie Nietes aims to extend his reign while Nonito Donaire Jr. seeks redemption in the co-headliner of Pinoy Pride 30 on March 28 at Smart Araneta Coliseum.
Alaska and San Miguel Beer, powerhouses in the bottom half of the standings, clash against separate lightly regarded foes Tuesday seeking to get something going before the PBA goes into its Annual All-Star break later this week.
Samuel Thomas Morrison and Kristopher Robert Uy capitalized on their height and athleticism to end the Philippine campaign in the 2015 Asia-Pacific Taekwondo Invitational Championships with flying colors Sunday.
Both Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will officially start training on Monday (Tuesday in Manila) for their welterweight Super Fight on May 2 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Our good friend Carla Reyes Tengco invited us, would you believe, dahlings, to dinner in Pampanga! Despite our qualms due to the distance, Carla won us over. Our group of 14 traveled to San Fernando.
When the board of trustees of St. Luke’s Medical Center crafted the vision for the Philippine hospital to be one of the best in Asia by 2010, the bold move to build a new health-care facility in Bonifacio Global City (BGC) was conceived.
People get into yoga for many reasons.
A friend dragged me along to my first yoga class several years ago, and I felt lighter and happier for the rest of the day.
Tourists from all over the country hiked to this city over the weekend and filled its main thoroughfares to witness the Street Dancing Competition and the Grand Float Parade, two of the Panagbenga Festival's crowd-drawers.
Pianist Najib Ismail can very well claim he has worked with real and revered divas in the opera world.
Is it true that Ynna Asistio is Derek Ramsay’s new squeeze? I heard that Derek often fetches Ynna from school. Or are they just “whatchamacallit” friends?
The Organisasyon ng Pilipinong Mang-Aawit (OPM) is set to launch a campaign to have musician/composer Ryan Cayabyab declared a national artist, OPM president Ogie Alcasid announced recently.
A sister is a sister is a sister. For the first time, Cesar Montano’s big sister Marimer Hamilton, whom he fondly calls Ate Ched, is breaking her silence about the latest allegations of Buboy’s ex-wife, Sunshine Cruz, against him.
From being a child star, Niño Muhlach is now raising one.
(Conclusion) LOS ANGELES–In our recent London interview with Dame Judi Dench, it was like watching the esteemed actress give a private one-woman act. You can say it was one of the most enjoyable monologues by a thespian not appearing in West End. Outside, it was dark and raining […]